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J R Coll Gen Pract. 1981 Sep;31(230):548-52.

Disease versus illness in general practice.

Abstract

Two different, though interrelated, conceptions of ill-health - disease and illness - are described. Recent literature on this disease/illness model is reviewed, and the value of this approach to general practice is shown.

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7328537
PMCID:
PMC1972172
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